If you're looking to become a future policy-maker, social science specialist or social worker, at York you'll become part of a small, personal department, supported by academics with international reputations. Find out more.
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Want to understand the policy process?
Develop your knowledge of social research methods and policy analysis. We'll help you find ways to shape social policy of the future.
Want to become a social work professional?
Combining theory, practice and reflection, you will gain the knowledge, practical skills and understanding of social work on one of the most highly regarded programmes in the country.
Want to apply theory to the real world?
Explore how social, economic and political decision making affects people’s lives. Apply what you learn to address contemporary social issues.
Want a wider social science perspective?
The Department of Social Policy and Social Work delivers two programmes in collaboration with other Departments, drawing on expertise from across the University.